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In-Vehicle Product Designer - Ultifi Apps - SDV

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

Do you have a passion for user-centered problem-solving and storytelling? Are you obsessed with studying, understanding and responding to human needs? Do you want to create engaging products that solve real problems and create unique emotional experiences? Then imagine what you can do working with a like-minded, multi-disciplinary team in our User Experience group!

Our growing User Experience team is seeking a hardworking and talented Product Designer to create customer-facing User Interfaces across multiple brands and digital channels. Our work touches millions of lives across In-Vehicle, Web, Mobile and Wearable interfaces! As a Product Designer within our Ultifi Design User Experience group, you will be a member of the Ultifi Applications Product Team, collaborating closely with other designers, researchers, product managers, and key partners to craft a series of new in-vehicle applications for our next generation GM App Store.

Supporting multi-disciplinary teams, the ideal candidate will have strong user experience skills and an inspirational portfolio showcasing extensive experience crafting compelling digital products that translate human needs into successful product concepts with a clear passion, understanding, and commitment to user-centered design.

The Role:

  • Collaborate closely with team members to craft world-class user experiences across all products and platforms for vehicle features
  • Balance user needs, technical constraints, and business objectives to solve problems effectively
  • Craft interaction designs, being the champion of usability and user-centered design principles
  • Maintain, lead, and release your domain's user interaction specification document for software and feature owner deliveries
  • Actively participate in Sprint Planning and PI Planning with your product team
  • Create design deliverables to communicate your work including sketches, logic and flow, prototypes, wireframes, and specifications
  • Facilitate workshops and collaborative design activities with partners and users
  • Participate in user experience research and testing to validate designs, get user feedback, and identify opportunities to improve the customer experience
  • Work with product managers and key partners to brainstorm and find opportunities, performing them as a flawless part of the overall user experience
  • Contribute to the continued evolution of the team’s workflows and processes to further improve quality and performance

Additional Description

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience creating digital interfaces for web, mobile, or in-vehicle interfaces
  • Compelling portfolio with work samples showcasing expertise in user experience design, visual design, and depth of thought
  • Successful track record for bringing digital products to market
  • Open to input; knowing how to give and receive critique, and how and when to defend design decisions
  • Strong visual, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proficient in common design tools like Axure, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to create meaningful and lasting relationships with team members and collaborators

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or training in HCI, Human Factors, User-Centered Design, User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Visual Design, Product Design, or related, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Agile or SAFe Agile methodologies
  • Experience incorporating research into the design process, including contextual inquiry, usability testing, heuristic evaluation, etc.
  • Visual design and animation abilities
  • Interests aligned with the Automotive and Technology industries
  • Automotive experience

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